Former President Pranab Mukherjee Continues To Be In Deep Coma And On Ventilator Support: Hospital

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New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who underwent a surgery to remove a clot in his brain over two weeks ago, is being treated for lung infection, the army hospital in Delhi said today. “His renal parameters are slightly deranged since yesterday,” a medical bulletin said.

The 84-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus, continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support. Mukherjee has been admitted to the army’s Research and Referral hospital since August 10. He had tweeted before his surgery that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

“On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID-19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self-isolate and get tested for COVID-19,” he had posted.

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